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That is very dependent on the router.
open the routers web interface, from the location described in its user guide, usually http://192.168.?.?
where the question marks represent numbers from 0-255 dependent on manufacturers preference, and whether the user has reset the ip address of the router,
the default numbers can be got from the manufacturers web page.
wireless security settings can be found from the menu system,
the wizards and helpscreens included in router menus are pretty good, they will explain why as well as what, you are instructed to do.
then add a password to the router menu settings, and its a secure as it can be

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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Get ip default gateway address of the router (start -> run -> type cmd & press enter -> in the dos window type ipconfig then press enter -> make note of default gateway address -> type this numeric address in web browser address bar, check advanced security settings on router page.

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The best way in my opinion is to put your router behind a linux firewall, such as smoothwall. Any old computer with two network interface cards will work.
A guide to install smoothwall can be found here: http://linux-noob.com/review/smoothwall/express/3/

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